SLASH In The Studio: 'Real To Reel With Slash' Episode 8 Posted Online

Ernie Ball, one of the world's leading manufacturers of guitar strings and musical instrument accessories, recently launched a new digital series with the Grammy-winning guitarist and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame artist Slash and his band MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS. The innovative online series, titled "Real To Reel With Slash", documents the entire ...

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AC/DC 'Insiders' Refute Retirement Rumors

According to Billboard.com, AC/DC "insiders" have shot down as false the rumor that the band is on the verge of announcing its retirement due to one member's — presumably guitarist Malcolm Young's — serious illness. The source of the original retirement rumor was an e-mail sent to Perth radio station 6PR from an ...

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KATAKLYSM's MAURIZIO IACONO: Artist Profile Interview Part 2

The second part of a new interview with singer Mauricio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM in which he discusses how he got into metal and what his first concert experience was like can be seen below. KATAKLYSM recently announced that Oli Beaudoin will be the drummer for the band on the next ...

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THE AGONIST: First Video Interview With New Singer VICKY PSARAKIS

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have posted a video featuring the first interview with the group's new singer, Vicky Psarakis, as well as an intimate look at the rest of the bandmembers as they prepare for the release of their new single, "Disconnect Me". Check out the clip, titled "The Music Will ...

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Former KORN Touring Guitarist SHANE GIBSON Dead At 35

Former KORN touring guitarist Shane Gibson died earlier today as a result of complications from a blood clotting disorder. He was 35 years old. Gibson was most recently a member of STORK, the project featuring super drummer Thomas Lang (PAUL GILBERT), lead singer VK Lynne (VITA NOVA, Eve's Apple) and bassist Kelly LeMieux (BUCKCHERRY, GOLDFINGER). ...

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ORIGIN Signs European Deal With AGONIA RECORDS

Technical death metal masters ORIGIN have inked a European deal with Agonia Records. The band's follow-up to 2011's "Entity", "Omnipresent", will be made available this summer through Nuclear Blast in the U.S. Formed in Kansas in 1997, ORIGIN is one of the most intense and most brutal technical death metal forces to be reckoned with. ...

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1349: 'Slaves' Lyric Video Released

Norway's masters of blackened sonic evil 1349 are finally back with a deadly vengeance. Four long years after the release of the masterpiece "Demonoir", the band will return with a new full-length album this fall. This CD will be released on Indie Recordings throughout the world except for North America, where Season Of Mist will ...

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